Great Lakes Marsh Monitoring Program – Windsor/Essex Volunteer Orientation

March 3rd, 2023

Adopt a wetland route in Windsor-Essex County this spring! Birds Canada in partnership with the City of Windsor and the Essex Region Conservation Authority, are looking for wetland enthusiasts willing to adopt a local marsh and spend about 10 hours per year as a volunteer surveyor of aquatic birds and amphibians. The MMP offers everyone […]

2023 Guide to Eating Ontario Fish

February 2nd, 2023

On behalf of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, we are pleased to inform you that we have released the 2023 fish consumption advisories through the online Guide to Eating Ontario Fish. We encourage Ontarians to check the fish consumption advisories before they go fishing. This will help them to make informed choices […]

Backyard Stewardship and Habitat Creation

January 17th, 2023

All are welcome to attend the upcoming Backyard Stewardship and Habitat Creation presentation hosted by ERCA and Darlene Bernyk from Native Trees and Plants. This event will take place on Tuesday February 28th from 6pm to 8pm in Committee Room C (second floor) at the Essex Civic Centre, 360 Fairview Avenue, Essex, ON. Currently, the […]

How To Crew Orientation

January 10th, 2023

Consider joining the How To Crew this year! How To Crew members participate in ERCA’s community restoration events as the team that supports the planting plan, provide tree planting demonstrations, assist with event logistics, monitor planting quality to ensure long term growth and survival and manage all equipment on site during the event. How To […]

Shiver on the River 2023

January 6th, 2023

Bundle up with us for another year of SHIVER ON THE RIVER Eco Fair on Saturday February 4 2023 from 10am to 3pm. This year the event will be hosted inside the beautiful Dossin Great Lakes Museum (100 The Strand, Detroit, MI 48207) on Belle Isle. This event is free, family friendly and will have […]

Get Involved!

From tree plantings and clean ups, to advocacy and education programs, CLICK HERE to find out how you can be involved with protecting and enhancing the Detroit River.